Arabic subtitled version of this program. The advent of optical storage and CD-ROMs changed the rules for software applications and opened up a whole new generation of programs. Reviewed on this program are Encarta, the Association of Shareware Professionals CD-ROM collection, American Visions: 20th Century Art from the Neuberger Collection, Art Spiegelman's The Complete Maus from Voyager, Substance Digizine, and the new Broderbund game MYST. Originally broadcast in 1994. Topics: arabic, cd, cd rom, cd-rom, optical
The buzz word in the early 1990s was multimedia. It was the era of the CD-ROM. This program looks at early attempts at electronic publishing for the computer. Demonstrations include "A Hard Day's Night" and the Expanded Book Tool Kit from The Voyager Company, Arthur's Teacher Trouble from Broderbund, The Whitehorse Child, Impressionism and its Sources, and Trouble in Mind from EBook, Cinemania, Mayo Clinic, Rick Smolan's From Alice to Ocean, and The Well. Originally broadcast in 1993. Topics: cd-rom, multimedia, interactive
The advent of CD-ROM storage changed the way people used personal computers and opened up a whole new range of software applications. This program looks at several examples including Microsoft Bookshelf, the Boeing Maintenance Manual, Media Mixer Retrieval Engine, The Visual Dictionary, N/Hance Systems 525E WORM Optical Disk Drive, Poisondex, Electronic Arts CD-I, and Knowledge Set. Guests include George Morrow, Gary Kildall, and Paul Schindler. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988... Topics: optical, CD-ROM, compact disc
As we entered the 1990's, the big technology news was the move from magnetic storage to optical storage. It was the year of multimedia and the CD-ROM. This program looks at several applications including Grolier Encyclopedia, PC Globe, Headstart III, PC Splash, The Listening Booth, USA Travel, PLV, the NEC Portable CD-ROM CDR-35, the Sony rewritable optical disc Drive SMO-S501, and the video laser disc application "Advanced Combat Trauma Life Support". Also a look at the CD... Topics: optical, CD-ROM, laser disk
The introduction of CD-ROMS enabled a whole new era of more robust software applications. This program looks at several examples including Educorp's Dictionary of the Living World, Wayzata's Space Time and Art, French Language Software from VIVA 2000, the Voyager Company's Silly Noisy House, the American Business Phone Book, and Great Literature on CDROM from the Bureau of Electronic Publishing. Originally broadcast in 1992. Copyright 1992 Stewart Cheifet Productions. Topics: CD-ROM, optical storage, multimedia
In the early 1990's the computer industry settled on a CD-ROM standard and that fanned the growth of CD-ROMs as a storage medium. This program looks at several early CD-ROM applications including The Bureau of Electronic Publishing's U.S. History, Compton's Multimedia Encyclopedia, Warner New Media's String Quartet, the Computer Libray, Magazine Rack, the Health Reference Center, Semaphore's Zip4, and Mixed Up Mother Goose. Originally broadcast in 1991. Copyright 1991 Stewart Cheifet... Topics: CD-ROM, optical storage, multimedia
A profile on computer pioneer Gary Kildall and the important contributions he made to the PC industry including the true story on how IBM ended up using MS-DOS rather than CP/M. Kildall developed CP/M, the first personal computer operating system. He was also a co-host on the early Computer Chronicles series. Includes comments by Gordon Eubanks, Symantec; Tom Rolander, DRI; Tim Bajarin, Creative Strategies; Lee Lorenzen, DRI; Jacqui Morby, TA Associates; Alan Cooper, CP/M applications... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 1995, Operating systems: CP/M, the first operating system,...